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Police Investigate After Shots Fired in Allegheny Commons, Victim Arrives at the Hospital

Date: June 29, 2021
Incident Type: Shooting
Location: Zone 1

Just before 10:30 p.m, Pittsburgh Police from Zone 1 responded for reports of gunfire in the area of 255 E. Ohio Street.

At the same time, a male victim with a gunshot wound to the back arrived at the hospital in critical condition after he flagged down a passing vehicle for help.

Officers recovered three firearms from two scenes located at E. Ohio Street. An adult male and a juvenile male were taken to headquarters for questioning by Major Crimes detectives.

The Mobile Crime Unit processed evidence.

The investigation is ongoing.

Reporting PIO:
Cara Cruz